Wild Fall 3-2 Against New York - Game Recap
The Rangers earned a 3-2 victory over the Wild on Tuesday at Xcel Energy Center.
New York was favored by -184 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went PUSH the consensus closing total of 5.
Ruslan Fedotenko, Marian Gaborik, and Brian Boyle each scored for the Rangers in the victory. Boyle opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 11:23 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Brandon Dubinsky and Anton Stralman.
Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 24-save effort for the Rangers.
Minnesota got goals from Mikko Koivu and Kyle Brodziak in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Josh Harding stopped 29 of 32 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-4, while the Wild were 2-for-2 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Minnesota 32-26 in the game.
New York heads into a battle against the Jets. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida.